Prunus domestica Variety description: Large purple fruit, yellow flesh, sweet free stone, dries well. This variety is the classic prune variety. Very productive. Self-fertile.
Site requirements: Full sun location. Plums will grow in a range of soil types provided the planting location is well drained. Soil pH of 6.0-7.0 is required. Size at maturity: 12-15'. Pests and diseases: Susceptible to Cytospora canker. Beware plum curculio. Hardiness: USDA zones 4-9. Plant size: 1 year old grafted tree, 2-3' with strong central leader. Organically grown by Cricket Hill Garden, in compliance with CT NOFA Farmer's Pledge. When we ship: Available for FALL 2017 shipping.